True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sex Date Election D/Rsort descending Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Arizona Peter Canova III Gina Thi Canova M 2008-11 General 2011-03 Multiple Voting Ineligible district voting Registration fraud - ineligible district 15 1 Peter Canova and his wife Gina Thi Canova were each convicted on a misdemeanor charge of attempted illegal voting for registering and voting twice in the November 2008 general election, in both Maricopa County, Arizona and Douglas County, Nevada. The Canovas were originally charged with 15 felony counts of voter fraud including false registrations, illegal voting and filing false instruments. 200 hours community service, $9,200 fine, 2 years unsupervised probation http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2012/12/30/arizona-nabs-double-voter... http://www.azfamily.com/story/28334496/pair-arrested-for-voter-fraud
Florida Lilkevia Williams 2010 Registration fraud 68 In Miami, Florida, former ACORN voter registration canvassers Maurice Childress, Kashawn John, Liltovia Rhodes, Carlos Torres, Evangeline Williams, Lilkevia Williams, and Richard Williams, were all convicted of “false swearing in an election.” Accused of filing multiple voter registration applications with fictitious names and as the same individuals and registering ACORN canvassers to vote multiple times while working on an ACORN voter drive. Charges: 34 counts of false swearing in connection with voting or Elections and 34 counts of submission of false voter registration information. Probation, community service, and forbidden to participate in political campaigns. http://dailycaller.com/2010/11/23/the-voter-fraud-hall-of-shame-milwaukee-voter-... http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewSubCategory.asp?id=2214
California Gary Sabara, Jr M 2012 City Council Ineligible district voting 1 Gary Sabara, Jr. voted in the Vernon City Council election, but his ballot was disallowed because it was determined that he actually lived in Buena Park. http://articles.latimes.com/2012/apr/10/local/la-me-0411-vernon-elections-201204...
Ohio Ellen Duncan F 2013 2014-04 Multiple voting In person 1 1 Ellen Duncan, a poll worker at the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati for over 10 years, was accused of voting twice in the 2013 election using an absentee ballot and in person. The Hamilton County Board of Elections uncovered Duncan's voting discrepancy. http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/courts/2014/04/23/illegal-voting-indictment...
Colorado Vernon Martin M Impersonation 1 Vernon Martin was charged with 1 count of voter impersonation. Pleaded to impersonating an elector. $4216.50 in fines and court fees http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html
Connecticut Nancy Harding (town council member) F Absentee Ballot Fraud Harding, a town council member, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $500 fine, ordered to comply with the law in the future and lost eligibility for certain election jobs
Georgia Ginger Godsey F 2006-08 Vote Buying Compensation offered to individuals to register and to vote. (State Elections Board Case #2007-00211080074, City of Chickamauga) $2,000 fine, cease and desist order and a public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Kentucky Kenton County - Name Unknown 2004 Registration Fraud An unnamed individual was charged with fraudulent registration. Charge was dismissed - diverted. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Ohio Sherise Corn F Petition Fraud 1 Sherise Corn was charged with 1 count prohibitions relating to petitions, felony. Pleaded guilty to prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions. 2 years of probation
Connecticut Alexandra Penfold F 2009-11 Ineligible district voting A complaint was brought against Alexandra Penfold alleging that she was not a bona fide resident when she voted in North Haven in 2009. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that Penfold had legitimate, significant, and continuing connections to the claimed residence even while transiently relocating as she intended to return, and did return. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2009_158.pdf

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